In addition to being known as Cajun & Creole Country, Lafayette, LA is also known as the Heartbeat of Acadiana and with good reason. Our distinctive mix of Cajun, Creole and Zydeco have people coming down from all over for a two-stepping good time. On any night of the week you can listen to live music while sampling some authentic Cajun & Creole cuisine or kickback with a Sweet Crude Rouler that will have your taste buds dancing as much as your feet.

Fais Do Do Restaurants

Cajun/Creole fusion food with live music during the week.
Cajun restaurant with live music seven days a week for more than 30 years
Home-style Cajun cooking in a family-friendly atmosphere.
Cajun restaurant and dancehall open seven days a week with live music
Located in Breaux Bridge with weekly Zydeco Breakfast on Saturdays

Live Music Venues

Hostel and live music venue open Wednesday through Sunday
Live music venue, reception hall and bar that hosts fall and spring concert series.
Bowling with live Cajun & Zydeco music. Private rooms available for groups or parties.
Equal parts bar, performance hall, and community center.
Beer garden with open-air market and performance space in a family-friendly and pet-friendly atmosphere.

Fall & Spring Concert Series





Annual Music Festivals

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Activist, environmentalist, poet & singer-songwriter Zachary Richard’s roots are deeply planted in Louisiana. Read the Story
Equal parts bar, performance hall, and community center, dancehalls provided a space for much needed recreation. Read the Story
No matter the dance floor us Cajuns will find a way to dance on it. Read the Story
Chubby’s enthusiasm for his heritage and culture is present in every aspect of his life-both professional and personal. Read the Story
In a region renowned for its music, the ways musicians acquire their instruments is rarely, if ever, discussed. Read the Story
Listen to the songs that influenced the son of Cajun music royalty Marc and Ann, Joel Savoy. Read the Story
Born, raised, and currently residing in Lafayette, LA Roddie Romero lives and breathes South Louisiana culture. Read the Story
Listen to the songs that have influenced these three remarkably accomplished young musicians. Read the Story
Listen to artists from Lafayette, LA nominated for GRAMMY's in 2017. Read the Story

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